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Re: dmraid comments and a warning



On Wed, 2006-02-08 at 11:37 -0500, Peter Jones wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-02-08 at 11:07 -0500, Peter Jones wrote:
> > The patch adds a block device ioctl BLKRMPARTS, which simply turns all
> > of the subdevices on a block device off.  You can turn them back on with
> > BLKRRPART, which is exposed to sysadmins via "/sbin/blockdev
> > --rereadpt".  I'll look at adding --rmparts to that utility as well.
> 
> .. actually the patch may not be necessary, there's a way to remove
> individual partitions elsewhere in the kernel, and that may be usable.
> The functionality should probably still be added to /sbin/blockdev .

OK, that should be in rawhide in the next couple of days.  Hopefully
tomorrow, but the build boxes are a little crowded recently.

-- 
  Peter


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